Andhra pradesh public service commission (APPSC) conducted Group-1 preliminary examination on 27/05/2012. Total 1,73,265 candidates attend for this exam. 72.50% attend the preliminary exam.
This is only a screening test which means these marks are considered only to select candidates to main exam in the ratio of 1:50. As there is 312 posts, generally 15,600 aspirants are going to permitted to take main exam. There is no reservation or quota in selecting candidates for main exam from preliminary examination.
The cutoff marks estimation vary from expert to expert.
Generally it is expected to between 90 to 95 marks.